The health authorities of Brazil reported that the first four cases of flurone have been detected, people who tested positive for influenza (flu) and COVID-19 (coronavirus) at the same time. The first one that was registered in the world was detected in Israel in recent days.
The local newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo and the Brazilian chain O Globo detailed that one of the cases was registered in Rio de Janeiro and the other three in the state of Ceara.
The first person detected with fluron In Rio de Janeiro, he is a 16-year-old teenager who underwent a test in a private laboratory. The case is already receiving the attention of the health surveillance authorities.
“It is important to highlight that there are no published scientific studies that confirm the clinical or immunological implications of a joint infection; we will follow any case that is notified, “said the Rio de Janeiro Health Secretariat.
In Fortaleza, the capital of Ceará, the other three cases were detected. These are two one-year-old babies who have already been discharged, and a 52-year-old person who did not need to be hospitalized.
Until now, the type of coronavirus variant that infected the patients has not been determined, but all were contaminated by the H3N2 influenza, the Ministry of Health said.
Brazil recorded 76 new deaths in the last 24 hours due to the coronavirus pandemic and 11,850 additional cases of infection, according to official data released this Monday.
According to the National Council of Health Secretaries (Conass) of the 27 states, the data released last Monday reached 619,209 deaths in Brazil from the COVID-19 and the number of infected reaches 22.31 million.
Brazil is the second country in terms of deaths from coronavirus, after the United States, and the third for the number of infected, behind the North American nation and India, according to data from the World Health Organization (WHO).
With information from EFE.